4th Annual UX Awards Tickets On Sale Now
Tickets to the 4th Annual UX Awards are on sale from May 1st to September 11th on Eventbrite.
Super Early Bird – May 1st to 31st
Early Bird – May 31st to July 15th
Regular – July 15th to September 1st
Last Minute – September 1st to 11th
The 4th Annual International UX Awards event will be held in San Francisco, CA on September 11, 2014 for one inspiring and fun gala event with talks, jobs and training on September 11th.
The UXies will showcase each winning product and its creators; share UX practitioners’ creative processes and approach; reveal each expert judge’s evaluation process and perspective; provide many informal opportunities to meet winners, judges, applicants, senior UX professionals, hiring companies and providers; and offer concentrated and advanced UX training and education from the judges and other speakers.
New for this year, the Thursday afternoon sessions will allow judges to give advanced level UX talks and have more in-depth discussions with attendees on their evaluation criteria. Other senior UX thought leaders and select winners will also be asked to speak about their process and approach. The UX job fair will provide a targeted avenue to hire UX talent or seek an exciting new role in UX.
SCHEDULE FOR THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
ADVANCED LEVEL AFTERNOON TALKS & NETWORKING | 12:30 – 6:30PM | Merchants Exchange Club
465 California St, San Francisco CA 94104
♦ Hear behind-the-scenes talks from the finalists- before knowing who will win!
♦ Afternoon talks & Q+A with our judges and guest speakers:
♦ Margaret Stewart: Live Q&A by Cliff Kuang, WIRED
♦ Turi McKinley: “Building a Culture of UX Collaboration”
♦ Cliff Kuang: “The Rise of Silicon Modern”
♦ Alex Wright: “The Platonic Network”
♦ Michal Pasternak: “That Ever-Elusive Empathy”
♦ Brian Kralyevich: “Saving Design from UX”
♦ Janice Fraser
♦ Greg Petroff
♦ Todd Lefelt
♦ Sam Yen
♦ UX jobs stands from top companies
♦ Plenty of opportunities to meet people in the historic Art Deco bar & reception room
EVENING EVENT | 7 – 9:30PM | Merchants Exchange Club
465 California St, San Francisco CA 94104
♦ Wine & champagne reception with hors d’oeuvres in the historic Art Deco bar & reception room
♦ Opening Remarks:
♦ Rafe Needleman, Editorial Director, Yahoo! Tech
♦ Beverly May, Executive Director UX Awards
♦ Hear from each of the judges on how they evaluated their submissions:
♦ Cliff Kuang, WIRED
♦ Alex Wright, Research Head, Etsy
♦ Brian Kralyevich, VP UX, Amazon
♦ Greg Petroff, CXO & GM UX, GE
♦ Janice Fraser, CEO, LUXr at Pivotal Software
♦ Margaret Stewart, Director Product Design, Facebook
♦ Michal Pasternak, Former CXO, HUGE
♦ Turi McKinley, Participatory Design Director, Frog
♦ See the 18 Winning projects: Grand Prize, Gold, Silver, Bronze, Finalist, People’s Choice, Secret Admirer and Student
♦ Hear from each of the winners!
♦ Photo Wall + Cool Interactive Installations
AFTER-PARTY CELEBRATION! | 9:30 – 11PM | General Assembly
501 Folsom St, San Francisco CA 94105
♦ Join us to celebrate as the drinks and food flow with great music at General Assembly – 5 minutes away
Merchant’s Exchange Building 465 California St 16th Floor San Francisco, CA 94104 b/t Leidesdorff St & Montgomery St.
The columned street-level entrance to the landmark Merchants Exchange Building leads to a gorgeous barrel-vaulted lobby that sparkles with marble, gold leaf, and bronze. From there, entrants are welcomed into a cosy fireplace Lounge with a 20-foot fireplace of creamy stone, 27-foot curved mahogany bar, and a majestic ballroom that in combination occupies the entire 16th floor. Floor-to-ceiling arched windows provide majestic views of the heart of San Francisco’s skyline, while another stone fireplace and a honey-combed ceiling of mahogany octagonals set the stage in the main event space.
The UX Awards will be making full use of this elegant and memorable venue. with a photo booth, coat check, wifi, live music during the receptions, tantalizing hors d’oeuvres and drinks, and the VIP reception encompassing the full area of the mahogany lounge.
The 4th Annual UXies are the top global awards for digital experience. The UXies inspire all technologists to create elegant, human-centered products that solve real customer problems. Anyone can submit and win an UXie- enterprise, agencies, startups, students and individuals. The 2014 UXies are evaluated by a panel of 8 judges from WIRED, GE, Facebook, Frog, LUXR, Etsy, Amazon and HUGE- with 2 crowdvoting awards as well. The UX Awards are a community-powered awards, with dozens of strategic, regional, global, media and community partners across UX, product development and design. The UXies gala event, talks, workshops and job fair will be held in San Francisco, CA from September 11, 2014. For more details about this event, please visit UX Awards.